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Honors College Undergraduate Research Colloquium V

Your best opportunity to attend presentations of thesis projects
When Apr 09, 2011
from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Grand Salon, French House
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Come one, come all!  Support the efforts of your Honors peers by attending the Honors College Undergraduate Research Colloquium V.  This annual event showcases Honors College students, from a variety of majors, as they present their research and thesis projects.  Come be inspired, be enriched, be a Tiger toward research! 

Schedule of Presentations

9:00am – 9:30am     French House Café       Breakfast

9:30am – 9:40am     Grand Salon        Opening Remarks - Dean Nancy Clark

9:40am – 9:55am     Grand Salon        Keynote Address - Dr. Jeffrey Nunn, Ernest and Alice Neal Professor

10:00am – 11:40am             SESSION I

Grand Salon

  • Zhaleh Amini – St. John’s Wort and Artemisia Extracts Modulate Adipocyte Development and Function
  • Jeffrey Cuniff – Oxidative Derivatization of Folic Acid Monitored by Capillary Electrophoresis with UV and Fluorescence Detection
  • Courtney Mumphrey – p53-Independent Apoptosis and Autophagy as a result of RNAi Knockdown of Nopp140 in Drosophila melanogaster
  • Grant Bertolet - Developmental Effects of Nopp-140 Deficiency in Drosophila melanogaster

West Laville Study

  • Nicholas Mataya – Martel: The Transitional Frank
  • Querida Christian – Athletic Women Make Secret Progress
  • Lindsay Rabalais – The Impact of Image & Gender in Hillary Clinton's & Angela Merkel's Pursuit of Chief Executive Offices
  • Nguyen Lam – Macular Pigment Optical Density, Body Weight and Diet in College-Aged Students

11:45pm – 1:00pm            SESSION II

Grand Salon

  • Jessica Harrison - Sediment History from K’ak’ Naab’ Column Sample 2: Human-Environment Interaction at a Classic Maya Salt Works Site
  • Elizabeth Moffett – Skeletal Analysis of the Poole-Rose Ossuary: Anatomy and Pathology of the Sacrum
  • Kelly Heim – Use of Discrete Dental Traits in Determination of Human Ancestry

West Laville Study

  • Emily Perkins – Art of Losers: Images of Women, Children, Farmers, Soldiers, and Clergy in Republican Spanish Civil War Propaganda Posters
  • Rachel Miller – Media Representation of Disabled Persons: A Content Analysis of Disabled Characters on Network Television Shows in the United States from 2008 to the Present
  • Christine Baniewicz – PlayRight: Creating Theatre in Different Modes

1:00pm – 1:20pm         French House Café   Poster Session and snacks

1:20pm – 2:40pm              SESSION III

Grand Salon

  • Emily Halk – Middle Eastern Conflict and Syrian Economic Policy
  • Aubrey Thibaut – Citizenship, Social Protest, and Possible Foundations for Institutionalizing Conflict Resolution in China
  • Ian Cruise – Human Rights, Development, and Global Justice


2:45pm – 3:00pm          Grand Salon   Closing Remarks – Dean Nancy Clark

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